black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia Rud*beck"i*a, n. [NL. So named after Olaf Rudebeck, a Swedish botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of composite plants, the coneflowers, consisting of perennial herbs with showy pedunculate heads, having a hemispherical involucre, sterile ray flowers, and a conical chaffy receptacle. There are about thirty species, exclusively North American. {Rudbeckia hirta}, the {black-eyed Susan}, is a common weed in meadows. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Black-eyed Susan — may refer to one of several things: * Black eyed Susan is the usual common name of a number of garden flowers: ** Rudbeckia hirta , a member of the sunflower tribe of the large family Asteraceae ** A number of other members of the genus Rudbeckia …   Wikipedia

  • Black-eyed Susan — Black eyed Su san (Bot.) (a) The coneflower, or yellow daisy ({Rudbeckia hirta}). (b) The bladder ketmie. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black-eyed Susan — [so͞o′zən] n. ☆ 1. any of several common North American wildflowers of several families (esp. genera Thunbergia and Rudbeckia of the acanthus and composite families) having flowers with yellow petals or bracts around a dark center 2. the flower… …   English World dictionary

  • black-eyed Susan — noun 1. tropical African climbing plant having yellow flowers with a dark purple center • Syn: ↑black eyed Susan vine, ↑Thunbergia alata • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Thunbergia, ↑genus Thunbergia …   Useful english dictionary

  • black-eyed Susan — plaukuotoji rudbekija statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Rudbeckia hirta angl. black eyed Susan; yellow daisy; late flowering rudbeckia vok. einjähriger Sonnenhut; kurzhaarige Rudbeckie; rauhaariger Sonnenhut; rauher Sonnenhut rus.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • black-eyed Susan — plunksnalapė rudbekija statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Rudbeckia laciniata angl. black eyed Susan; cutleaf coneflower; golden glow; laciniate coneflower; thimble weed vok. gelbe Sommerdahlie; schlitzblättriger Sonnenhut rus. рудбекия …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • black-eyed Susan — sparnuotoji tunbergija statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Thunbergia alata angl. black eyed Susan; thunbergia vok. Schwarze Susanne; schwarzäugige Susanne rus. тунбергия крылатая …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • black-eyed Susan — black eyed Su|san [ ,blæk aıd suzn ] noun count an orange yellow flower with a dark center that grows mainly in North America …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • black-eyed Susan — black′ eyed Su′san n. pln any of a number of composite plants having daisylike flowers with a dark center disk and usu. yellow ray flowers • Etymology: 1890–95, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • black-eyed Susan — noun Date: 1884 a North American coneflower (Rudbeckia hirta syn. R. serotina) having flower heads with deep yellow to orange rays and dark conical disks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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